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Leo Zisman

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director | Producer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Numb3rs (2005–2010) | The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) | Elementary (2012– )
AKA 
Leonid Zisman | Leonid Zissman
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/leozisman
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A Holmes of Their OwnA Holmes of Their Own (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Holmes Sweet HolmesHolmes Sweet Holmes (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for In Liu of WatsonIn Liu of Watson (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Set Tour with Lucy LiuSet Tour with Lucy Liu (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for LeningradLeningrad First Assistant Director, Producer  Less 2009 $7MM
  • Primary photo for Forest WarriorForest Warrior First Assistant Director, Associate Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for OverkillOverkill Doorman / Butler, First Assistant Director, Associate Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Top DogTop Dog First Assistant Director  Less 1995 $6MM $5.1MM
  • Primary photo for The Ice RunnerThe Ice Runner First Assistant Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for SidekicksSidekicks First Assistant Director  Less 1992 $17MM
  • Primary photo for Back in the U.S.S.R.Back in the U.S.S.R. First Assistant Director  Less 1992 $501K
  • Primary photo for Delta Force 2: The Colombian ConnectionDelta Force 2: The Colombian Connection First Assistant Director  Less 1990 $6.7MM
  • Primary photo for Solar CrisisSolar Crisis First Assistant Director (as Leonid Zisman)  Less 1990 $55MM
  • Primary photo for Miracle MileMiracle Mile Second Assistant Director  Less 1988 $3MM $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for Red ScorpionRed Scorpion First Assistant Director  Less 1988 $16MM $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for Braddock: Missing in Action IIIBraddock: Missing in Action III First Assistant Director (additional photography, US)  Less 1988 $6.2MM
  • Primary photo for Best SellerBest Seller Second Assistant Director (as Leonid Zisman)  Less 1987 $4.3MM
  • Primary photo for Eye of the TigerEye of the Tiger First Assistant Director  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Second Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1986 $4.7MM $8MM
  • Primary photo for Invasion U.S.A.Invasion U.S.A. Second Assistant Director (as Leonid Zisman)  Less 1985 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Key ExchangeKey Exchange Additional Assistant Director (as Leonid Zisman)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Muppets Take ManhattanThe Muppets Take Manhattan Second Second Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Tzlila ChozeretTzlila Chozeret First Assistant Director  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Big Red OneThe Big Red One Second Assistant Director (uncredited)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for It Rained All Night the Day I LeftIt Rained All Night the Day I Left Second Assistant Director (as Leonid Zissman)  Less 1980 CAD 5MM
  • Primary photo for The Jesus FilmThe Jesus Film Second Assistant Director  Less 1979 $6MM
  • Primary photo for 500,000 Black500,000 Black Second Assistant Director  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Trial on the RoadTrial on the Road Assistant Director  Less 1971
Past Television (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jane the VirginJane the Virgin (TV Series) First Assistant Director (7 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015 7
    • Chapter Fourteen (Feb 16, 2015) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Chapter Twelve (Feb 2, 2015) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Chapter Ten (Jan 19, 2015) First Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for ElementaryElementary (TV Series) First Assistant Director (21 episodes, 2012–2014), Second Unit Director (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2012–2014 21
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  • Primary photo for Killer WomenKiller Women (TV Series) First Assistant Director (4 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 4
    • Queen Bee (Mar 30, 2014) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Demons (Mar 30, 2014) First Assistant Director  Less
    • The Siren (Feb 4, 2014) First Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for TouchTouch (TV Series) First Assistant Director (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 3
  • Primary photo for Charlie's AngelsCharlie's Angels (TV Series) First Assistant Director (6 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 6
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  • Primary photo for Love BitesLove Bites (TV Series) First Assistant Director (3 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 3
    • Modern Plagues (Jul 21, 2011) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Stand and Deliver (Jun 30, 2011) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Sky High (Jun 23, 2011) First Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for OutlawOutlaw (TV Series) First Assistant Director (4 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 4
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  • Primary photo for Numb3rsNumb3rs (TV Series) First Assistant Director (34 episodes, 2006–2010)  Less 2006–2010 34
    • Devil Girl (Jan 29, 2010) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Scratch (Jan 8, 2010) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Con Job (Nov 20, 2009) First Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for My Own Worst EnemyMy Own Worst Enemy (TV Series) First Assistant Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Breakdown (Oct 13, 2008) First Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) First Assistant Director (13 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 13
    • Joseph (May 21, 2006) First Assistant Director  Less
    • The Hen House (Apr 30, 2006) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Sanctuary (Mar 12, 2006) First Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for FastlaneFastlane (TV Series) First Assistant Director (9 episodes, 2002–2003)  Less 2002–2003 9
    • Iced (Apr 25, 2003) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Asslane (Apr 4, 2003) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Monster (Mar 21, 2003) First Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Red Phone: ManhuntThe Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Nancy DrewNancy Drew (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Walker, Texas RangerWalker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) First Assistant Director (14 episodes, 1997–2001)  Less 1997–2001 14
    • Desperate Measures (Jan 20, 2001) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Fight or Die (Nov 20, 1999) First Assistant Director  Less
    • Crusader (Jan 31, 1998) First Assistant Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Match Made in HeavenA Match Made in Heaven (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Bachelor's BabyThe Bachelor's Baby (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for In the Blink of an EyeIn the Blink of an Eye (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: LightningEd McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Take Me Home AgainTake Me Home Again (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for FatherlandFatherland (TV Movie) First Assistant Director (as Leonid Zisman), Associate Producer (as Leonid Zisman)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Roseanne: An Unauthorized BiographyRoseanne: An Unauthorized Biography (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) First Assistant Director (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Mud and Blood (May 10, 1993) First Assistant Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Going to ExtremesGoing to Extremes (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 1992–1993
  • Primary photo for The Fifth CornerThe Fifth Corner (TV Series) First Assistant Director (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Night VisionsNight Visions (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for LibertyLiberty (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar KillerTrackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer (TV Movie) Second Second Assistant Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Vse nachalos v KharbineVse nachalos v Kharbine (TV Mini-series) Director  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for EyesEyes (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for ThievesThieves (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Sons of ThunderSons of Thunder (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Mr. & Mrs. SmithMr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 1996– 
  • Primary photo for Bakersfield P.D.Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for MasadaMasada (TV Mini-series) Second Assistant Director  Less 1981– 

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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Moscow State University of Arts and Culture * – Bachelor of Arts 1972 Moscow, Russia
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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